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7de Laan's Kabelo spends night in jail

2012-03-19 08:04
 
Cape Town – Former 7de Laan actor Sekoati Tsubane was arrested for drunk driving on Friday and reportedly admitted that he was drinking at the scene.

He played the role of Kabelo Padi in the popular TV soap, and briefly had a relationship with Zoleka Mandela, granddaughter of former president Nelson Mandela.

Tsubane's publicity manager, Janis Ellis, said Tsubane failed to stop at a stop sign in Melkbosstrand.

Yolanda Faro, deputy head of the Cape Town metro police, said Tsubane was pulled over by metro police officers on Friday at about 23:00. While he was questioned, the officer noticed he was under the influence.

Mistake

Tsubane was then arrested and taken to Wesfleur hospital in Atlantis, where his blood was drawn to determine his blood alcohol level. He was detained at the Melkbosstrand police station until early on Saturday, after which he was released on R500 bail.

He will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on a charge of drunken driving on September 28.

According to Ellis, Tsubane was at a friend's bar in Melkbosstrand. He was arrested after he dropped his friend off at his home.

Tsubane gave his full cooperation to the metro police, said Ellis.

"He admits that it was a mistake to drive while under the influence."
 
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